Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
Top 27%470 points
Top 27%
Lowest frequency
Number of headphones
lowmidhigh
Top 95%
280 headphones
9.25Hz - 17.5Hz
NaN% of all headphonesYes
No
lowest frequency
highest frequency
impedance
sound pressure level
weight

Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2: 19 facts and highlights

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
20000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
152
0

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
10Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
141
0

3. weight

20g
AKG IP2: 3g
122
0

4. impedance

Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.
32Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
97
0

5. has sound isolation / passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
48% have it
95
0

6. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
115dB/mW
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 130dB/mW
78
0

7. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
73% have it
72
0

8. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
27% have it
69
0

9. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
44% have it
61
0

10. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
9.20mm
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 100mm
51
0

11. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
54% have it
49
0

12. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
65% have it
44
0

13. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
11% have it
37
0

14. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
1
Parrot Zik Sport: 8
36
0

15. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.20m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
35
0

16. has an earbud form

The earbud form is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. For some people it is more comfortable than in-ear form.
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
4% have it
31
0

17. has an in-ear form

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
33% have it
29
0

18. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
87% have it
28
0

19. warranty period

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
2
Beyerdynamic T1 (2016): 5
25
0

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